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Test Driving Rick Stein Barnes - the top chef brings his seafood restaurant to London

We take a trip to Barnes to visit Rick Stein's new Thames-side restaurant, to see how the seafood master fares away from the seaside...

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Duck & Waffle comes down to earth - we Test Drive Duck & Waffle Local

London's best known high rise restaurant has a ground-level, fast food sibling. But how does it actually work?…

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Test Driving Del 74 - a real taco find in Clapton

Del 74 is a taqueria in Clapton that seems to be doing everything just right. When various folk on the London restaurant scene recommended it to us, we popped down for a Test Drive.…

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Test Driving Radici - Francesco Mazzei comes to Islington

Francesco Mazzei's Sartoria in Mayfair is one of our favourite restaurants. We take a look at his next, Radici, a neighbourhood Italian restaurant in Islington.…

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Something rather special - we Test Drive Dandy on Newington Green

Stoke Newington has a rather special new neighbourhood restaurant worth crossing town for…

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A Frenchman settles in at Michelin - we Test Drive Claude Bosi at Bibendum

South Kensington's iconic restaurant now has a chef to match - we pop in to see how Claude Bosi is enjoying his new Michelin home

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Test Driving Blacklock in the City - chops, cocktails for a fiver and all the hits

Lucky City folk now have a new Blacklock to enjoy - we popped along to see how the Blacklock vibes survived the move East. 

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The Game Bird's a very British affair - we Test Drive The Stafford's restaurant

Tucked away in a quiet street in St James, a very British hotel, The Stafford. now has a restaurant it can be proud of…

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Test Driving Hai Cenato - Jason Atherton goes Italian for his latest in Victoria

Jason Atherton is the latest to join the eclectic restaurant crowd at Nova, Victoria. We head along to see how he manages with an Italian menu.…

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